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Image:Lucent HQ.gif|thumb|right|240px|Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, New Jersey '''Bell Laboratories''' (also known as '''Bell Labs''' and formerly known as '''AT&T Bell Laboratories''' and '''Bell Telephone Laboratories''') is the research and development subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent. Bell Laboratories operates its headquarters in Murray Hill, New Jersey, United States, and has research and development facilities throughout the world. The historic laboratory originated in the late 19th century as the Volta Laboratory and Bureau created by Alexander Graham Bell. Bell Labs was also at one time a division of the American Telephone & Telegraph Company (AT&T Corporation), half-owned through its Western Electric manufacturing subsidiary. Researchers working at Bell Labs are credited with the development of radio astronomy, the transistor, the laser, the charge-coupled device (CCD), information...
Logo| type = Private company|Private (Subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent)
LocationMurray Hill, New Jersey,
United States
IndustryInformation technology
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ParentAT&T Corp.|AT&T (1925-1996)
Western Electric (1925-1983)
Lucent Technologies|Lucent (1996-2006)
Alcatel-Lucent (2006-present)